Announcements

Monday, February 12, 2018

Congratulations to graduate student Swati Chawla for winning a 2018 Summer Graduate Research Fellowship from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University! Click...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Listen to the History Department's own Brian Balogh discuss the history of the State of the Union address with his Backstory co-host Ed Ayers on NPR's Here & Now. You can...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

The journal Europe Now has recently launched a Campus Spotlight feature on UVa, which includes a "first response reading list" with reference to "Shock and Outrage" and the Backstory...

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Congratulations to Karen Parshall, Commonwealth Professor of Mathematics and History, on receiving the 2018 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize! This award is given by the AMS in recognition of "...

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Monday, January 8, 2018

The partisan divide between Americans is one of the most significant in the last century, according to an October ...

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Friday, December 29, 2017

Congratulations to department graduate student Mina Lee, who has been accepted to the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project’s 2018 Asia-Pacific Nuclear History Institute. The...

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Friday, December 22, 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is denying a report from The Washington Post that the Trump administration is prohibiting health officials from using several words, including "...

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Monday, December 11, 2017

As more men stand accused of sexual misconduct, many are watching for two words: "I'm sorry." But, according to historians, the public apology is not America's strong suit. From Secretary of State...

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Leif Fredrickson, who earned his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in May, has been awarded the 2017 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Humanities and...

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Monday, December 4, 2017

On Tuesday, 28 November, the students in Waitman Beorn’s class, “Curating the Past,” debuted their exhibition, “Contested Spaces: Examining the Past, Present, and the Forgotten at the University”...

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